What is the #1 enemy of unity? How is the creation mandate fulfilled in the Church? In what way does Acts 2 portray a reversal of Babel and the original division of languages? We hope the following audio sermon provides the answers to these questions and more.
On a daily basis I am confronted with objectionable material through social media that comes through the channels of my “friends”. Part of this is due to having many “friends” with whom I am merely acquaintances at best or even acquaintances through an acquaintance. Whatever the case, the flood of inappropriate to downright sinful content that surfaces on a daily basis deserves a reply.
If you object to my objections, make sure you object to me and not to God. If you find them convicting, change your behavior or take a stand.
The sanctity of marriage is under attack in our society and the Lord's church. God's people must reflect His holiness by keeping their marriage covenants pure and honorable. Woe to the one who breaks their covenant and woe to the congregation who fails to invoke God mandated discipline upon covenant breakers.
A shorter version of this sermon was given at the Springfield 4th of July Meeting. We offer the full version for your further consideration.
The subject of church discipline is an oft overlooked and forgotten issue. Though clearly set forth in 1 Corinthians 5 as God’s requirement for dealing with rebellious and immoral brethren, church discipline is rarely if ever practiced. What does the church’s failure to follow God’s pattern of discipline say about her?
is an evangelist of the Church of Christ in Arlington, Texas.